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Author Schreier, Fred.

Title WMD proliferation : reforming the security sector to meet the threat / Fred Schreier
Edition First edition
Published Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 341 pages)
Contents pt. 1. The WMD threat -- Weapons of mass destruction -- Nuclear weapons -- Chemical, biological, and toxin weapons -- Chemical weapons -- Biological and toxin weapons -- Radiological weapons -- pt. 2. Reforming the security sector -- Preparing the security sector for the preeminent threats -- Centralizing national security decisionmaking -- Reforming the intelligence services -- Legislation -- National interests and national security policy -- The modern security sector -- Homeland defense, infrastructure, and emergency preparedness -- International and interagency collaboration
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-326) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Arms race -- United States.
National security -- United States.
Weapons of mass destruction -- Government policy -- United States.
United States -- Defenses.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 159797630X (electronic bk.)
9781597976305 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Weapons of mass destruction proliferation